About Us

 
Running has been a passion for more than 15 years now. Starting with the Dream Run in Mumbai, Subhash Motwani, Founder of Namaste Running Tours and Namaste Tourism has completed 4 marathons and several half marathons in the span of last several years including marathons in Amsterdam, Basel, Mumbai and Tromso- the Midnight Sun Run, the most recent one – one of the most scenic runs in the world after a long injury break of more than 3 1/2 years.
 
Running with luna sandals in Basel, Subhash was also featured in the Basler Zeitung, as the only Indian runner to run the FULL Marathon in Basel in 2013 – one of the 3 marathons in a span of 12 months starting from October 2012 in Amsterdam, followed by the Mumbai Marathon in January and thereafter clocking his personal best of 4 hours in Basel, Switzerland. 
Subhash has never been a runner or has participated in any active sports during his tenure of being a student. However, the desire to run started with the first edition of Mumbai Marathon and till date , Subhash has participated in the following runs :
  • 7 kilometres Dream Run on 18th January 2004 – Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon (SCMM)
  • 7 kilometres Dream Run on 16th January 2005-Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon (SCMM)
  • 21.097 kilometres Half Marathon on 15 January 2006, clocked 2:13:37-Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon (SCMM)
  • 21.097 kilometres Half Marathon on 21 January 2007, clocked 2:08:28-Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon (SCMM)
  • 21.097 kilometres Half Marathon on 20 January 2008, clocked 2:10:12-Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon (SCMM)
  • 21.097 kilometres Half Marathon on 17 January 2010, clocked 2:13:42-Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon (SCMM)
  • 21.097 kilometres Half Marathon on 16 January 2011, clocked 2:01:49-Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon (SCMM)
  • 21.097 kilometres Half Marathon on 27 November 2011, clocked 1:58:07-Airtel Delhi Half Marathon (ADHM)
  • 21.097 kilometres Half Marathon on 15 January 2012, clocked1:54:59-Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon (SCMM)
  • 21.097 kilometres Half Marathon on 12 February 2012, clocked 1:59:00-Auroville Half Marathon, Pondicherry
  • 42.195 kilometres Marathon on 21 October 2012, clocked 4:11:11-TCS Amsterdam Marathon, Netherlands
  • 42.195 kilometres Marathon on 20 January 2013, clocked 4:24:44-Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon (SCMM)
  • 42.195 kilometres Marathon on 22 September 2013, clocked 4:00:42-IWB Basel Marathon, Switzerland
  • 42.195 kilometres Marathon on 17 June 2017, clocked 5:07:07-Midnight Sun Marathon, Tromso, Norway
  • 21.097 kilometres Half Marathon on 21 January 2018, clocked 2:05:04-Tata Mumbai Marathon (TMM)
  • 21.097 kilometres Half Marathon on 11 February 2018, clocked 2:01:44-Hiranandani Thane Half Marathon (HTHM)
  • 35 kilometres Tata Ultra Marathon Lonavala on 25 February 2018, clocked 4:35:31
 
Subhash started running at 36 without having any previous experience and background of running. It is never too late to start running. You are more than welcome to join the increasing fraternity of runners to stay fit, be fit and forge ahead by imprinting your foot prints and exploring some amazing places across the world through our Sight Jogging* programmes. Run for fun & explore the world differently through running.
 
* Sight jogging is the best way to explore cities /towns , mountains, valleys or places actively through running combining with authentic local experiences.